Text Book List
Recommended Text Book List
Motion Picture Institute does not have a bookstore and recommends that students purchase their textbooks from on-line stores (see suggested bookstore links at the bottom). The textbooks listed below are recommended by the school for use in the program.
|Title||Edition||Author||Paperback Price||Ebook |
|ASC Manual Vol I||10th||Mike Goi||$49.99|| |
|ASC Manual Vol II||10th||Mike Goi||$49.99|| |
|Cinematography: Theory & Practice||3rd||Blain Brown||$51.04|| |
|The Complete Film Production Handbook||4th||Eve Honthaner||$60.03|| |
$57.04 buy $23.65 rent
|Film Directing Fundamentals||4th||Nicholas Proferes||$63.30|| |
$43.41 buy $16.26 rent
|Filmmakers and Financing||8th||Louise Levison||$32.95|| |
$34.18 buy $ 9.98 rent
|The Location Sound Bible||1st||Ric Viers||$17.47|| |
|Lighting Technicians Handbook||4th||Harry Box||$38.09|| |
|Script Supervising and Film Continuity||3rd||Pat Miller||$37.46|| |
$44.49 buy $13.72 rent
|Writing Short Films: Structure and Content||1st||Linda Cowgill||$14.46|| |
The estimated prices are for the purchase of physical copies as of Feb-2021. Kindle and electronic versions pricing is not listed and may only be available for certain publications.
Suggested On-line Book Retailers
Students may obtain copies of textbooks at the suggested on-line book retailers below. Students are encouraged to seek out alternative book sellers for the best prices.